November 2017
Wailing and gnashing of teeth19 November 2017

Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 and Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12  • 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11  • Matthew 25:14-30   25:30 As for this worthless slave, throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’ That’s probably not how you … Continue reading

What’s the point of clergy?5 November 2017

Micah 3:5-12 and Psalm 43  •  1 Thessalonians 2:9-13  •  Matthew 23:1-12 Call no one your father on earth, for you have one Father–the one in heaven.   That’s a very tricky Bible quote if you have Fr Paul written on the … Continue reading

October 2017
No-one taught me how to love God …30 October 2017

Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 and Psalm 1  • 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8  • Matthew 22:34-46   Once upon a time people loved God but they didn’t love their neighbour.  Nowadays people love their neighbour but they don’t love God.   In spite of Jesus’s command, … Continue reading

disagreeing gracefully21 October 2017

  Isaiah 45:1-7 and Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13)  • 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10  • Matthew 22:15-22 So who exactly were the Herodians?  If you google them or open your bible commentary you will read that they were a political sect which supported King Herod … Continue reading

All you need is love .. but we haven’t found it yet15 October 2017

  Isaiah 25:1-9 and Psalm 23  • Philippians 4:1-9  • Matthew 22:1-14   A Sermon for Matilda’s baptism Which of you, if your daughter asks for bread, will give her a stone? or if your son asks for a fish, will give … Continue reading